Re: HTML 3.2 PR color value syntax

Jon Knight (jon@net.lut.ac.uk)
Wed, 13 Nov 1996 10:43:35 +0000 (GMT)


Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 10:43:35 +0000 (GMT)
From: Jon Knight <jon@net.lut.ac.uk>
To: Drazen Kacar <Drazen.Kacar@public.srce.hr>
cc: abigail@ny.fnx.com, www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: HTML 3.2 PR color value syntax
In-Reply-To: <199611122005.VAA12353@jagor.srce.hr>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.961113104131.18764K-100000@weeble.lut.ac.uk>

On Tue, 12 Nov 1996, Drazen Kacar wrote:
> Abigail wrote:
> Um... And 4xn bits? I was told that color printers use red, green, blue and
> black. ;)

Well CYMK usually, but the idea of 4xn does raise an interesting point;
would there ever be a need to specify an alpha channel in the colour
information to allow transparent and/or translucant blocks of colour?  I
don't think so but maybe its something that the browser vendors might want
(the gentlemen that brought you <BLINK> after all... :-) ).

Tatty bye,

Jim'll

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